May  1, 2017
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General Reporter

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General Reporter REF#: JG26522
Estevan Mercury Publications
Location: Estevan, Saskatchewan
Posted: March 17, 2017
Deadline: May 17, 2017
Salary: To be determined


Estevan Mercury Publications is seeking a diligent, versatile reporter to work for our two award-winning weekly newspapers in Estevan, Saskatchewan.
The Estevan Mercury is one of Saskatchewan’s oldest and most respected weeklies. It is published each Wednesday, and distributed to all residences in Estevan and some rural homes. Southeast Lifestyles, which emphasizes human interest and community stories, is delivered on Fridays to all homes in Estevan and to numerous rural communities in the southeast region. Both papers have a strong following in the southeast region, and are well-known for covering a variety of events.
We are looking for a versatile and diligent reporter to cover various events in the community and write human interest stories. Estevan has many events to cover throughout the year in sports, education, health-care, politics, law enforcement, arts and entertainment, agriculture, energy and other areas. The successful applicant will be responsible for finding story ideas and accepting assignments from the editor. The expectation will be 10 to 15 stories per week. This person will also have to upload some stories to our website,
Not only will this person have interviewing and writing skills, but photography skills are a must. Since this position will require covering some sports, knowledge of various sports will be expected. Knowledge of various social media platforms will be an asset.
Estevan Mercury Publications is owned by the Glacier Media Corp., and is part of the Prairie Newspaper Group.
We offer a full benefits package after three months of employment.


  • A post-secondary journalism diploma or degree (or equivalent);
  • Experience in print journalism;
  • Knowledge of CP style;
  • A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle;
  • Availability to cover evening and weekend events.

Applicants are asked to submit their employment history in the newspaper industry, several writing and photography samples (as a .pdf or in online links), multiple references and any other applicable information. Please state you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Job Board. Please send information to: 

David Willberg
Estevan Mercury Publications
68 Souris Avenue North
Estevan , SK
S4A 2M3 , Canada
Tel: (306) 634-2654

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